7 days in Bakersfield, Reno & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

7 days in Bakersfield, Reno & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Bakersfield
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Reno
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Yellowstone National Park
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Bakersfield

Bakersfield ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum, then relax in the rural setting at Tangleweed Farm, and then stop by Skylark North. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace, test your problem-solving skills at Puzzle Effect, and then take an in-depth tour of Kern County Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bakersfield day trip app.

Fresno to Bakersfield is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In October, daytime highs in Bakersfield are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Reno.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum ©
Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum
Tangleweed Farm ©
Tangleweed Farm
Puzzle Effect ©
Puzzle Effect

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Reno

Reno ©

Biggest Little City in the World

A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
On the 12th (Mon), try your luck at Atlantis Casino, get to know the fascinating history of Truckee River Walk, then examine the collection at National Automobile Museum, and finally make a trip to Reno Arch.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Reno travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Bakersfield to Reno takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Bakersfield in October, expect Reno to be slightly colder, temps between 71°F and 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Reno

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums
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Atlantis Casino ©
Atlantis Casino
National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum
Reno Arch ©
Reno Arch

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, delve into the lush surroundings at Petrified Tree, get great views at Lookout Point, and admire the sheer force of Undine Falls.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Reno to Yellowstone National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Reno in October: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 47°F, while lows dip to 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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